FGM

After a doctor's arrest in Michigan for FGM, activists from the Dawoodi Bohra sect are determined to educate their community.
Repression of female sexuality isn’t only about fear, it’s about power.
One of the young girls involved believed she was going on a "special girls' trip."
How can we hope to empower women sexually when we’re passively allowing the surgical mutilation of the pleasure organ?
Cross-posted from UN Women In Western Kenya FGM rates among younger girls is going up. Janet Anyango talks about what it
It was a difficult and challenging year, especially seen through the lens of sexual health. It was a year in which politics came close to displacing sexual politics as the most-talked about topic on therapist couches.
From birth control pills to female genital mutilation, men are obsessed with the idea that sex should determine the way women live, if only to serve the male ego.
In the U.S., 513,000 women and girls live at risk of FGM.
Muteshi-Strachan says, “Up until recently, people thought about this as a problem that affects only women and girls in Africa